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Loneliness and Disability Report

A new report, Someone cares if I’m not there explores why loneliness affects so many people with disabilities, from the perspective of disabled people themselves. The report has been researched by the national disability charity Sense, on behalf of the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness. The report states that one in two non-disabled people (49…

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Eye care and learning disabilities

The charity SeeAbility are collecting information about available eye care for people with learning disabilities. Can you help? Much like The Wilberforce Trust, SeeAbility is a specialist registered charity who enrich the lives of┬ápeople who have sight loss and other disabilities. This includes learning and physical disabilities,┬ámental health difficulties, acquired brain injury and life limiting…

Active Sensory – a real work out!

By Becky Spence Our active sensory sessions are a great way to get some exercise, no matter how much mobility you or someone you care for has. As a fairly new member of staff, I went along to a session to see what really takes place. The session takes place every two weeks in our…

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#WheresWilbellie

Those of you that follow us on Twitter or have liked our recently established Facebook Page may have already see the little campaign we have been running which called ‘Where’s Wilbellie?’ Created as a fun way of getting the public involved with the Wilberforce Trust, we have been hiding a small, bespectacled Elephant teddy at…